Dodgeball and the decline of America

Discussion in 'General Chit-Chat' started by Sentry18, Oct 19, 2013.

  1. Grimm

    Grimm There is a place in Hell for me...the THRONE.

    :congrat: :congrat: :congrat: :congrat: :congrat: :congrat: :congrat: :congrat: :congrat:

  2. Sentry18

    Sentry18 Well-Known Member

    On a side note, after the meeting we were walking down the hallway when a very buxom (read as: large / pronounced cleavage) and pretty young teacher stopped my son to ask him about an assignment. My son then introduced me to her and her to me. Only he seemingly had a Freudian slip and introduced her by her nickname of "Mrs. DD's". Surprised I looked at him and said "Excuse me?". He looked at me and said "No really". I looked at her and was about to apologize when she said "I know, my name really is Mrs. Dubldeez. I probably should have become an elementary school teacher". Then she walked off. My son looked at me and said "I don't get it". It was a long car ride home. :)

  3. Turtle

    Turtle Well-Known Member

    Without photographic evidence, we cannot be expected to believe this. Going to need photos, preferably accompanied by measurements.
  4. hillobeans

    hillobeans Well-Known Member

    Damn, Sentry. You are a total badass.
  5. DJgang

    DJgang I put SAs on IGNORE!

    I want sentry to adopt me, and I'm forty years old! :scratch
  6. lovetogrow

    lovetogrow Member

  7. Sentry18

    Sentry18 Well-Known Member

    So just to wrap this up; Dodge Ball is back in all of it's glory. I met with the Superintendent of schools who was an articulate and well spoken person who talked at length about liability, lawsuits and politics. He even said that "common sense was no longer the driving force in any decision" and "It's getting harder and harder to find teachers who can separate their personal beliefs from their profession". I also found out that the Mother of a boy in my son's class was even being more assertive and vocal about the changes than I was. The Mrs. has a coffee date with her tomorrow so they can join forces for good. Anyway, now students can choose between standard rules or special rules D-Ball during P.E. class. Monday was the first day of this new system. Only 4 kids opted for special rules D-Ball. On Tuesday only 3 kids opted in. And now, more importantly than his being able to play real dodge ball, he was reminded that sometimes you have to stand up and refuse to just go along.
  8. 21601mom

    21601mom Supporting Member

    Congratulations and Bravo!!! So glad to see someone us able to have an impact . Our county is a lost cause, which is why I'm so thankful our only child is graduating in seven months. I have been heavily involved throughout her entire school career and the Board and administrators have deteriorated every year. Unfortunately that experience seems to be pervasive; i.e., idiots everywhere!
  9. cazetofamo

    cazetofamo Junior Member

    My school uses foam balls, but thats the only thing you are describing. Sometimes the coach will turn a blind eye and let us use what ever (basketballs are a bad idea) so its not taken too seriously here